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UPC Update: UK Purdah and a Belgian challenge

The UK election is on its way (in case you hadn’t noticed) and while Dave, Ed, Nick and Nigel battle it out, UK government civil servants are now in the period of… 481 more words


Purdah explained for 2015 elections

Purdah is the pre-election period in the UK and covers the time between the announcement of the election and its conclusion with the declaration of results. 143 more words


Elections - voter beware

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,054

Friday 10 April 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

Elections – voter beware – a guide. The problem with elections is that, in general, they go against all the advice for consumer protection. 487 more words

What does a General Election mean?

Candice: Things are hotting up in the UK (in more ways than one) in the UK as the parties are starting their door knocking and leafleting to try and get us all engaged in who will run the country for the next five years. 372 more words


What on earth is a "Purdah" ???

During our course we have looked at a number of issues about the UK Parliamentary system, how it works and what is involved.  We have also come across a few words which we had never heard of. 617 more words


Purdah - Have We Lost The Plot?

Cate Moore has already written a piece on Purdah and what it entails, so I shall not bore you by repeating it.

I do, however, question the application of Purdah, and I appreciate that Cate does not necessarily agree with my views on this matter. 392 more words


The "Pottu".

Pottu or bhindi in the face

is not a mere trace

it is a  staunch  belief

a custom  with relief

among the Hindus in all… 115 more words